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Benny and the Greatest Bowel Movement in Literature

Benny and the Greatest Bowel Movement in Literature

Several years ago, as an interminable mediation of a high-profile trademark case stretched into the wee ...

Author Event: November 6 at 10:30

Author Event: November 6 at 10:30

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At 10:30 am on Thursday, November 6, 2014, I will be on a panel of three ...

Author Event: October 15th at the St. Louis Public Library, Schlafly Branch

Author Event: October 15th at the St. Louis Public Library, Schlafly Branch

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Here's a link with the time, place, and other details of my talk at the Schlafly Branch ...

Hidden In Plain Sight: The Private Life in Public Art

Hidden In Plain Sight: The Private Life in Public Art

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From The Last Judgment The creator behind every work of public art--from a painting to a ...

How Tweet It Is!

How Tweet It Is!

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During my recent interview with Omnimystery News, I was asked to create a Tweet-worthy summary (i.e., ...

A Fun Conversation with Omnimystery News

A Fun Conversation with Omnimystery News

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We authors often complain about being asked the same 2 or 3 questions at every single ...

“All But Six” — A Tribute to My Dad

“All But Six” — A Tribute to My Dad

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More than a few readers of my new novel, Face Value, have asked about the meaning ...

“All right, Mr. DeMille, I’m ready for my close-up.”

“All right, Mr. DeMille, I’m ready for my close-up.”

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Ah, yes, Norma Desmond's famous line from the 1950 film Sunset Boulevard. And suddenly, compliments of another one ...

The Page 69 Test (with Trigger Warning)

The Page 69 Test (with Trigger Warning)

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Bet you've not heard of the Page 69 Test. Neither had I. A few days ago I ...

From Sherlock Holmes to Stanley Plotkin to Rachel Gold

From Sherlock Holmes to Stanley Plotkin to Rachel Gold

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For those of us who love to read novels, the Word Nerds blog is a true ...